Gregory Campbell questions Nadine Dorries on TV licence fee Get pensions news and advice plus latest money alerts for FREE now SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The TV Licence may be changed in the future, with Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries describing the fee as “discriminatory”. She also appeared recently on LBC, and discussed the potential alternatives to chart a path forward. Related articles WASPI women welcome new boost in ongoing fight for compensation DWP update as £326 cost of living payment date confirmed Ms Dorries told the radio station the Government would be considering a number of options, and added: “Germany doesn’t have a licence fee anymore. “I think if I’m not very much … [Read more...] about TV licence fee shake-up plans could see property-rich pensioners ‘pay more for licence’
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Pension: Parry believes rich OAPs should hand back increase Get pensions news and advice plus latest money alerts for FREE now SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Many older workers are now becoming what is known as “economically inactive”, where they are neither in work or looking for work. However, according to Clare Lombardelli, Chief Economic Advisor at the Treasury, this could have major economic implications. Related articles Woman, 64, explains how she makes extra £800 per month Martin Lewis: The one thing everyone aged over 66 needs to know Speaking at King’s College London, Ms Lombardelli addressed the phenomenon known as “The Great Resignation”. She stated this had been significantly … [Read more...] about ‘It’s a problem!’ Britons’ early retirement mass exodus puts strain on inflation
Households are suffering from the biggest cut in living standards since the 1950s amid escalating food and fuel bills alongside rising taxes and interest rates. Inflation is at 9%, its highest level in 40 years, driven by spiralling energy and food prices. The average UK household’s annual energy bill rose from £1,277 to £1,971 in April (equal to an extra £60 a month), while food prices are up around 6% on a year ago with the average UK household now spending an extra £23 per month. Meanwhile, the Bank Of England raised interest rates from 1% to 1.25%, the fifth consecutive rise, last week. And around nine in ten households have felt the impact of rising prices, according to official data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Here, we speak to three households about how they are coping with the ever-worsening cost of living crisis… ‘The government needs to give people more financial support’ Su Morgan, 42, runs a coffee subscription service called Dog … [Read more...] about The families on the frontline of the cost of living crisis: ‘It’s not fair that people are struggling so much’
Tom Glick, a former executive at Manchester City FC's parent company, is to take over the day-to-day running of Chelsea Football Club in the wake of its £2.5bn takeover. Sky News has learnt that Mr Glick's appointment could be announced within days by Chelsea's new owners, although it remained unclear on Friday whether he would hold the title of chief executive. His arrival will follow a clearout of Chelsea's long-serving executive hierarchy by the club's new owners - a consortium majority-owned by Clearlake Capital and spearheaded by Todd Boehly, the LA Dodgers part-owner. Advertisement In recent weeks, Bruce Buck, the club's veteran chairman and a staunch ally of Roman Abramovich, the former owner, has stepped down along with Marina Granovskaia, a long-standing director of the club. More from Business Klarna investors asked to commit to funding as value slips to $10bn Premier League takes gamble on betting company compromise … [Read more...] about Former Man City executive Tom Glick to take top Chelsea job
House prices: Kirstie Allsopp discusses impact of pandemic Get pensions news and advice plus latest money alerts for FREE now SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info House prices can often be steep, with the purchase of a property considered as one of the biggest commitments anyone can make throughout their lifetime. However, often necessary to purchase a property is a deposit - which gives the seller reassurance about commitment to purchase - and is very common for those who need a mortgage. The main challenge faced by first-time buyers in particular is stumping up enough to cover the deposit fee. Trending READ MORE Retail worker faces eviction in lockdown rent crisis - Citizens Advice But new … [Read more...] about Deposit gap for house purchases revealed – these areas are affected
THE PARENTS of Gabby Petitio filed a civil lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents shortly after his body was discovered. The lawsuit was filed in Sarasota County, Florida, by their lawyer, Patrick J. Reilly. Who is attorney Patrick Reilly? Patrick Reilly is famously known as the lawyer of Joseph Petito and Nichole Schmidt , Gabby Petito's parents. A native of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, he has been practicing law since 1980 and is licensed in both Florida and Pennsylvania. In 1977, he graduated from Washington and Lee University, later obtaining his law degree from Cumberland School of Law of Samford University. Read More on The US Sun CASE SHOCKER Petitos have 'strong case' after 'bombshell letter' claim about Brian's mom 'OUTRAGEOUS' Major update in legal battle between Gabby Petito & Brian Laundrie's parents After 33 years with Gross McGinley, LLP, he relocated his practice to Venice, … [Read more...] about Who is attorney Patrick Reilly?